April 26-29, 2018
Pre-conference Learning Institutes: April 25–26
Georgia World Congress Center  |  Atlanta, GA


Call for Proposals


Call Opens: March 27, 2017
Deadline Extended: Monday, June 5, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET


All proposals must be submitted using the online form.

ACA is seeking advanced programs in all areas


Pre-Conference Learning Institutes April 25-26, 2018

  • Learning Institutes (LIs) focus on advanced skills, techniques and approaches that counselors can utilize in their day to day work
  • Presented by highly-qualified experts in the field
  • Offer a smaller class size, which gives attendees a more intense learning experience
  • Take place the two days prior to the start of the conference
  • Two formats offered:
    • Daytime Sessions, 6 CE hours
    • Evening Sessions, 3 CE hours


LI Proposal Information & Tips


Conference Sessions April 27-29, 2018

  • These Session Formats make up the core conference:
  • 90-Minute Education Sessions
  • 60-Minute Education Sessions
  • 60-Minute Clinician Education Sessions
  • 30-Minute Research Education Sessions
  • 60-Minute Roundtable Session
  • 30-Minute Poster Sessions
  • Class sizes for Education Sessions are based on room capacity


Conference Session Proposal Information & Tips


Click on a link below to preview the submission form

Daytime LI Submission Preview

Evening LI Submission Preview


90-Minute Education Submission Preview

60-Minute Education Submission Preview

60-Minute Clinician Education Submission Preview

30-Minute Research Education Submission Preview

60-Minute Roundtable Session

30-Minute Poster Session Submission Preview


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Technical support from Precis Abstract Management is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. eastern time at 1-866-273-8855 ext. 2.

For questions regarding the proposal process of a non-technical nature, please contact Crystal Turner at cturner@counseling.org or 800-347-6647, ext. 229.